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Dharan, Nepal

; ref History Ancient history The Ten Kings of Limbus (History of Limbuwan#The Era of Ten Limbu Kings (550 AD to 1609 AD)) came together to formally declare all the ten kingdoms between the Arun River (Arun River (Nepal)) and Teesta River to be called "Yakthung Laaje". The ten rulers, their kingdoms and their forts: # Samlupi Samba Hang, King of Tambar and his capital Tambar Yiok. # Sisiyen Shering Hang, King of Mewa and Maiwa


and other valuable commodities such as seals (used for rope), ivory from Walrus tusks, and beached whales. thumb left 250px Map of the Eastern Settlement, covering approximately the modern municipalities of Qaqortoq (Image:Eastern-settlement-eng.png), Narssaq and Nanortalik. Eiriksfjord (Erik's fjord) and his farm Brattahlid are shown, as is the location of the bishopric at Gardar. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, Norsemen from

Bedford, Nova Scotia

. Bedford lies on the northwestern end of Bedford Basin, an extension of the Halifax Harbour. Bedford is located at the junctions of Trunks 1 (Nova Scotia Trunk 1), 2 (Nova Scotia Trunk 2), and 7 (Nova Scotia Trunk 7). History '''Charles P. Allen High School''', is a senior high school located in Bedford (Bedford, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia, Canada.

Dutch Ceylon

in Ceylon was to have a united battle front against the Iberians (Iberian Peninsula) at that time. History Background The Portuguese The Dutch were invited by the Sri Lankans to liberate the country from the Portuguese. They signed the Kandyan Treaty of 1638 with Rajasinghe II and soon embarked on a war against their common enemy. As such the Dutch were appointed as a protector of the country. Meanwhile however, Rajasinghe II


;ref Hitti, Phillip. History of the Arabs from the Earliest time to the Present. New York: Macmillan, 1951. p. 61 The town of Najrān was already an important centre of arms manufacture during the lifetime of Muhammad. However, it was more famous for leather rather than iron. Former Jewish community

El Aaiún

) latd latm latNS longd longm longEW Following the Spanish (Spain) evacuation of Spanish Sahara, Spain, Morocco, and Mauritania signed the Madrid Accords on November 14, 1975, leading to both Morocco and Mauritania moving in to annex (annexation) the territory of Western Sahara. Neither state gained international recognition and war ensued with the independence-seeking Polisario Front, claiming to represent the Sahrawi people

French protectorate of Tunisia

opposition. Its ultimate aim was achieved in 1956. Background Tunisia before French protectorate Before French occupation, Tunisia formed a province of the Ottoman Empire, but enjoyed a large measure of autonomy. The Ottoman ruler had placed a governor, a pasha, in charge of the Tunisian province. However, this pasha quickly lost control to the military


of Buryatia Buryat Republic Gorno-Altai Autonomous Oblast (now Altai Republic), Adygea Autonomous Oblast (now Republic of Adygea (Adyghe Autonomous Oblast)), and Khakassian Autonomous Oblast (now Republic of Khakassia (Khakassia)) were all promoted in status to that of an ASSR in 1991, in the last year of the Soviet Union. Only the Jewish Autonomous Oblast retained its autonomous oblast status in Russia. Since the second half of the 19th century

Kingdom of Laos

of Champassak, and the left-wing, Vietnamese-backed Lao Patriotic Front (now called the Pathet Lao) under Prince Souphanouvong and future Prime Minister Kaysone Phomvihane. History The Kingdom of Laos was officially proclaimed when the new Constitution was promulgated in 1947, as part of the colonial French Union, and obtained full independence in 1953. Government Following the Franco-Lao Treaty of 1953, which gave Laos

Principality of Montenegro

date January 2011 In 1856, he served as an adjutant during the Crimean War; in 1862, as a staff officer in the Montenegrin (Principality of Montenegro) campaign; and in 1870-1871, quelled rebellions in Yemen. He gained the titles of Pasha and Marshal and in 1873 was made commander of the Second Army Corps. During the 1875 uprisings in Bosnia (Bosnia Province, Ottoman Empire) and Herzegovina, he assumed control of the Turkish forces there; and on the outbreak of the Russo-Turkish War, 1877-1878, he was sent to take charge of operations in Erzurum (Erzurum Province). Although the Russians (Russian Empire) ultimately defeated the Turks in the war, Moukhtar's victories against them won in the eastern front won him the title ''Ghazi'' ("Victorious").

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